Events at the Concord City Auditorium
Here is a complete list of upcoming shows at the Concord NH City Auditorium. To see past shows, click here.
Wednesday, October 4th at 7:30PM
The Walker Lecture Series presents “Secret Stories Behind Iconic Paintings” with Jane Oneail. From American Gothic to Whistler’s Mother, from Starry Night to The Nighthawks, some images are so ubiquitous that we have stopped looking at them closely. This program delves into these iconic works and shares the secret stories behind their creation and reception. No Charge. Doors open at 7:00 pm. For Info: 603-333-0035 or walkerlecture.org.
Sunday, October 8th at 6:30PM
The Friends of the Concord City Auditorium holds their quarterly business meeting. Come see what’s instore for the 2023-2024 season. Meeting held at the Concord City Auditorium and is open to the public. For Information: 603-344-4747.
Friday, October 20th at 7:00PM
Saturday, October 21st at 2:00PM
The Community Players Children’s Theatre Project presents “Disney’s Finding Nemo Jr.” A 60-minute musical adaptation of the beloved 2003 Pixar movie finding Nemo, with new music by award-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Marlin, an anxious and over-protective clownfish, lives in the Great Barrier Reef with his kid Nemo, who longs to explore the world beyond their anemone home. But when Nemo is captured and taken to Sydney, marlin faces his fears and sets off on an epic adventure across the ocean. With the help of lovable characters such as optimistic Dory, laid-back sea turtle Crush, and the supportive Tank Gang, Marlin, and nemo both overcome challenges on their journey to find each other and themselves. Tickets: $15 – assigned seating. Tickets available at: communitypalyersofconcord.org, at the door, 90 minutes before curtain, and by calling 603-344-474.
Monday, October 23rd at 6:30PM
Abbott-Downing Museum Meeting. The Abbott-Downing Society and the City of Concord firm up stable restoration plans. All are welcome. For info: 603-225-5991 or online at concordcoach.org
Wednesday, October 25th at 7:30PM
The Walker Lecture Series presents “Southern Rail Bluegrass Band”. The Southern Rail Bluegrass Band brings high energy acoustic fun with stunning harmonies, good humor, and sparkling banjo, guitars, and mandolin. The group has 11 recordings to their credit, one of which was nominated for a Gospel Album of the Year Award by the International Bluegrass Music Association. No Charge. Doors open at 7:00 pm. For Info: 603-333-0035 or walkerlecture.org.
Thursday, October 26th at 7:00PM
Concord High School Concert. A celebration of our talented students featuring the Jazz Band, Chamber Singers, and the String Orchestra. Free, no tix. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, November 1st at 7:30PM
The Walker Lecture Series presents “An Evening of Yankee Humor with Rebecca rule and Fred Marple”. Rebecca rule hosted the New Hampshire Authors Series for ten years on NHPBS and now hosts Our Hometown on NHPBS. Yankee humorist Fred Marple has appeared on New Hampshire Chronicle, on the radio, at town halls, church basements, and the homes of most of his friends, usually right around the dinner table. No Charge. Doors open at 7:00 pm. For Info: 603-333-0035 or walkerlecture.org.
Saturday, November 4th at 7:30PM
The Concord Community Concert Association presents “Duo Baldo”. Fundamental classical music performed by the acclaimed violinist Brad Repp on his 1736 Testore violin, and pianist Aldo Gentileschi who plays any piano he can get his hands on. Love classical music? If you miss Victor Borge, this one’s for you. Tickets: $20 Tickets available at Gibson’s Bookstore, at the door and online at ccca-audi.org. Their season is 9/30 – Next Generation Leahy, 11/4 – Duo Baldo, 2/4 – Frisson Ensemble, 3/16 – Mia Vassilev, and 4/13 – William Florian. Season tickets are $60 and available online, at the door, online at ccca-audi.org or by calling 603-344-4747.
Friday, November 17th at 7:30PM
Saturday, November 18th at 7:30PM
Sunday, November 19th at 2:00PM
The Community Players of Concord NH presents “The Sound of Music”. The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” and the title number, The Sound of Music won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and Five Oscars. The inspiration story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta von Trapp, follows an ebullient postulant who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, Maria and the entire von Trapp family must make a difficult decision. Tickets: $20 – adult and $18 – Junior (age 17 and under) and Senior (age 65+). Tickets available at communityplayersofconcord.org by mailing to: David Murdo, 8 Old Suncook Road, Unit 12, Concord NH. 03301 (enclosed a postage-paid envelope), at the door 90 minutes before performance or by calling 603-344-4747.
Wednesday, November 29th at 7:30PM
The Walker Lecture Series presents Night of NH Natures: “The Brilliant Beaver” with Willa Coroka and “An Uncommon Look at the Common Loon” with Ian Clark. Willa will introduce the Walker audience to North America’s largest rodent, recognized in fables and unrivaled in their engineering abilities. Willa Coroka is a wildlife educator, keeper of the plants, and lover of nature. She has presented at NH Herb & Garden Day, NH’s Northeast Organic Farming Association, and Strawberry Banke Museum. No Charge. Doors open at 7:00 pm. For Info: 603-333-0035 or walkerlecture.org.
Saturday, December 2nd at 1:00PM
Saturday, December 2nd at 6:00PM
Sunday, December 3rd at 1:00PM
The Concord Dance Academy presents “Spectacular Holiday Show”. Come enjoy the music of the season as the talented dancers dance with a variety dance styles. The family baked goods sale, the holiday 50/50 raffle and free Santa photo enables the school to make donations to the community, such as The Friendly Kitchen, Toys for Tots, various food pantries and the Friends of the Audi. Tickets are $25 and available at TuTuTix.com. For Info: 603-226-0200.
Wednesday, December 6th at 7:30PM
The Walker Lecture Series presents “The Cartells”. A returning Walker favorite, the Cartells will bring their musical prowess and vocal harmonies to the City Auditorium to treat the audience to a night of pop, jazz, Motown and swing. The band covers everyone from Elvis to Norah Jones. No Charge. Doors open at 7:00 pm. For Info: 603-333-0035 or walkerlecture.org.
Saturday, December 9th at 2:00PM
Turning Pointe Center of Dance presents “Nutcracker”. Celebrate the holidays with the tradition of the Nutcracker. The Family Friendly production is a wonderful kick off to the holiday season that retains the classical, magical experience for viewers of all ages. With beautiful dancers, costumes, and scenery along with a magical growing Christmas Tree and falling snow. Tickets: $20 - $23. Tickets available: at the dance school – 371 Pembroke Street, Pembroke NH, by mail or online at www.turningpointecenterofdance.com. For Info: 603-485-8710
Sunday, December 10th at 3:00PM
Symphony NH presents “Holiday Pops!”. A New Hampshire favorite. Nobody rings in the holidays like SNH. Join Maestro Kalia for a fun-filled, high energy performance – Jack Frost has nothing on us! Guaranteed to have you hoping you’re on Santa’s “nice” list. Tickets: $10-$65. Tickets available: online at symphonynh.org/23-24-events/holiday-pops-concord. For info: email@example.com or 603-595-9156
Sunday, December 17th at 2:00PM
NH School of Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”. Enjoy this Holiday classic of Clara traveling to the world of sweets with her Prince! With a cast of over 50 come watch the falling snow, the growing Christmas tree, and the wonderful dancers of NHSB dance this holiday tradition! Tickets: TBA, Tickets available: at the studio – 183 Londonderry Tpke, Hooksett, NH, Gibson’s Bookstore (mid-November), and at the door. For Info: 603-668-5330.
Saturday, September 9th at 6:00PM
Taconhy Entertainmenmt LLC presents “Circus on Ice”, an elegant ballet on ice combined with magnificent traditional circus acts. It is a magical performance for all ages. Tickets: $15 (age 2 to 12) and $25. For adults. Tickets available: https://circusoniceconcord.eventbrite.com
Thursday, September 14th at 6:30PM
Saturday, September 16th at 10:00AM
Annual House Manager Training. Are you interested in becoming an approved house manager for the Concord City Auditorium? All shows held at the Concord City Auditorium requires an approved house manager. You could also receive a cash donation for your services. You are required to attend one of the sessions, do the Concord Fire Department Crowd Control online training and shadow two shows before becoming approved. For more information or to sign up, please contact Terri Stevenson – Concord Park and Recreation at 603-225-8690 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, September 17th at 6:00PM
The Friends of the Concord City Auditorium kicks off the 2023-2024 Season with the Annual Gala. At 6:00 pm, the Arts Party/Ice Cream Social. Visit displays by Arts Organizations and enjoy the famous summer treat, Ice Cream provided by Arnie’s. And don’t forget to taka a change or two on the Gala Raffle – 10 winners – each mug has a restaurant gift certificate and show tickets.
At 6:00 pm, the Arts Party/Ice Cream Social. Visit displays by Arts Organizations and enjoy the famous summer treat, Ice Cream provided by Arnie’s. And don’t forget to taka a change or two on the Gala Raffle – 10 winners – each mug has a restaurant gift certificate and show tickets.
At 7:00 pm, enjoy a 60-minute preview of what can be seen on the Audi stage throughout the season. Free – no tickets required. For information: call 603-344-4747.
Monday, September 18th at 4:30PM
The NH Civics presents “Treat Lecture: Civics and Civility – A conversation with Governor Chris Sununu”. Laura Knoy will be moderating the conversation with Governor Sununu exploring the Importance of civics and civility given the current landscape. Current and past NH’s Kid Governors and NH’s Kid Executive Councilors will be engaging in the questions and answers session of the event. No charge but must register in advance. Register at https://tinyuri.com/Treat-Lecture-Sept-2023. For information: email@example.com.
Wednesday, September 20th at 7:30PM
The Walker Lecture Series presents “Egypt, A Cruise Down the Nile” a travelogue with Marlin Darrah. Marlin Darrah tells the story of Egypt and the Nile, taking you on a journey to the Pyramids of Giza and Sakkara, through the market streets of the city of Cairo, to ancient Memphis, to the beautiful city of Alexandria by the Mediterranean, to the remarkable achievement known as the Suez Canal, to the holy sites in Sinai, and to the great Temples of Luxor, Karnak and Aswan. No Charge. Doors open at 7:00 pm. For Info: 603-333-0035 or walkerlecture.org.
Sunday, September 24th at 4:00PM
The Miss Capital Area Scholarship Program presents “Miss Capital Area/Miss Liberty Competition.” Annual competition to award the titles of Miss Capital Area, Miss Liberty, Miss Capital Area’s Teen and Miss Liberty’s Teen. More than $51.000.00 in scholarships will be awarded. Tickets: $15 and available at the door. For Information, call 603-533-7535 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, September 25th at 6:30PM
Abbott-Downing Museum Meeting.
All are welcome as the Abbott-Downing Historical Society holds monthly 4th Monday meetings to develop plans with the City of Concord for a Coach museum in the 1905 Stables. For info: 603-225-5991 or online at concofdcoach.org.
Wednesday, September 27th at 7:30PM
The Walker Lecture Series presents “The Blizzard of ’78 with Michael Tougias. In February 1978, New England was knocked to its knees by incredible snow and wind some called the worst storm of the century. Michael Tougias, author of The Blizzard of ’78, combines an array of photographs with riveting narration, bringing the blizzard to life again. Tougias explains how people survived the storm by spending up to 48 hours in their cars and how coastal homes were torn from their foundations, then smashed by giant waves. He also recalls the lighter side of the storm including neighborhood parties, the fun of cross-country skiers skiing down major highways, and the way people helped strangers stranded by the storm. No Charge. Doors open at 7:00 pm. For Info: 603-333-0035 or walkerlecture.org.
Saturday, September 30th at 7:30PM
The Concord Community Concert Association kicks of the 93rd Season with “Next Generation Leahy”. Belying their young ages, these siblings are all accomplished multi-instrumentalist whose live performance are filled with the high-energy, infectious music associated with the Leahy name. Beyond their Celtic music heritage, these musicians explore many genres of music and pull influences from far and wide. Tickets: $20 Tickets available at Gibson’s Bookstore, at the door and online at ccca-audi.org.
Their season is 9/30 – Next Generation Leahy, 11/4 – Duo Baldo, 2/4 – Frisson Ensemble, 3/16 – Mia Vassilev, and 4/13 – William Florian. Season tickets are $60 and available online, at the door, online at ccca-audi.org or by calling 603-344-4747.